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00:30 AWST on Wednesday 1 February 2023 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Tue Jan 31 16:30:00 2023

Images from Japan Meteorological Agency satellite Himawari 8 via Bureau of Meteorology.

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for 0600UTC Chart
Issued at 8:38 pm EDT Wednesday on 01 February 2023
A monsoon trough extends from a low in the western part of the Northern
Territory through to the Queensland border causing a broad area of cloud with
embedded thunderstorms. 

A trough extending from a low in the Tasman sea is reaching across the entire
eastern coastline of Queensland bringing thick cloud and thunderstorms to the

A weakening cold front is moving over northeastern Tasmania. 

Areas of low cloud are present on the south coast of Western Australia and South
Australia due to a moist onshore airflow. 

The rest of the country is mostly cloud free.